Lingco is excited to be hosting the NIE for 2023! We’ve created a modern online educational platform designed to help instructors more effectively teach students foreign languages, and we believe this is a perfect fit for national exams like the NIE. We’re doing everything we can to make the exam this year as smooth as possible, and we’ve created this guide to walk you through the process of using Lingco to administer the exam.
Please read the Exam Overview (provided by the AATI) first, since it will introduce important concepts that we’ll be using in this guide.
Lingco is a modern web-based application that works best with the latest version of Google Chrome, running on a laptop or desktop computer (either Mac, PC or Chromebook). It should also work on the last two versions of Safari, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge, but Chrome is highly recommended. The activities used in the NIE are designed for larger screens, so we don’t support using any mobile device or tablet at this time.
In order to take the NIE on Lingco you’ll also need:
<aside> ❗ Note: Certain school network components, such as VPNs and firewalls, can impact the quality of audio and video files in Lingco. Please discuss this with your network administrator if you discover such issues when testing out the Lingco platform before taking the NIE.
To help ensure a smooth exam experience, instructors and students must complete the following checklists at least one week before taking the exam. This way nearly all technical difficulties can be resolved well in advance.